Tag Archives: Iowa Department of Corrections

First Day on the Job

Today was my first day on the job at the legislature. Well, sort of. I had planned all along to get there after lunch, knowing that a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting was scheduled for 3:00. I found a free parking … Continue reading

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CBCs, IDOC & Hockey

It’s a stranger marriage than you’ll find in any Ozark Mountain community. Continue reading

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We Have a Problem

Waiting until a person is about to be released before being admitted to a rehabilitation program can only serve as fertilizer for denial. Continue reading

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Time to cut the strings

The CBCs must depend upon the DOC efforts at the Capitol to gain anything beyond federal funding. Does anyone see a conflict of interest here?
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A Stunning Development

. . . the Iowa Code defines an electronic control device as a dangerous weapon, “capable of inflicting death upon a human being.” Continue reading

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From License Plates To Toilet Paper

Many inmates have never had the opportunity to apply for a decent job. Often, they lack the basic skills necessary to complete an application form. Continue reading

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